Under The Eye of the Clock by Christopher Nolan

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We are living in a society where people feel pity for the disable people. They show their comfort and feel sorry for them, they do their work to help them rather than helping them in doing their work. This clearly is an indication that we don't think they can survive without us; we degrade them and yes, of course!


Being able bodied we don't consider the disable people anything. We don't think about their feelings, their view of life and their motives. I personally feel that we're unlucky not to have the tendency and power to look into their way of life and the challenges they have to face. For us, life is a bed of roses yet we cry for more comforts. We're ungrateful. Being normalized we can't envision life to be any other way. But, Christopher Nolan gives our mind a thought about those disable people. He opens our eyes towards a direction where we we are not willing to see. In his novel, Under the Eye of The Clock, published in 1987, Nolan excellently portrays a picture of his own life. After reading his marvelous book, we clearly understand what the life can be without the abilities we've. This reading also portrays a very exciting and different perspective of the disabled people. The reader after reading the story admires and values the writer's talent.
Christopher Nolan portrays himself as a badly disabled young boy named Joseph Meehan. Joseph Meehan is born with a severe brain damage and is known to the world as "the crippled boy". Joseph struggles to get rid of the restrictions and the limits imposed on him. ...
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